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World War One: The Indian army in France

With the centenary of the beginning of World War One almost upon us I have brought together these fine photographs from the British Library of the Indian troops that served in France. 386 more words


‘Home Front Dean’ Commemoration Event Brings the First World War 

2014 marks 100 years since the start of the First World War and the Dean Heritage Centre, in Soudley, has a weekend of activities planned to commemorate the centenary. 353 more words

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Austria-Hungary Declares War on Serbia


A Century of Industrialized Warfare:

Austria-Hungary’s Declaration of War on Serbia

Tuesday 28 July 1914

Three days after Serbia ordered a general mobilization… 546 more words

Geopolitics And Geostrategy

The Making of the Modern Middle East Mess

What a time to be reading Scott  Anderson’s Lawrence in Arabia.  The moment I  saw the book’s cover, I knew  I had to read it because one of the most impressive movies I have ever seen is David Lean’s 1966 masterpiece epic… 156 more words


A Letter Home during WWI in May 1918: An Excerpt from "The House at the Shore"

My Dear Wife and Children,

Left Chickamauga Park Ga., Thursday morning at 4:45, traveling north with a troop train. There are eighteen hundred men and seventy five doctors. 246 more words

Lest We Forget: 100th Year Anniversary of the Start of WW1

Today marks the 100th anniversary of the beginning of World War One; a war that created the world we live in today, yet most of us do not remember. 228 more words